Earthquake Shakes Pakistan

An earthquake rocked Pakistan today and its waves were measured in the University of Maine. 

 

ORONO -  Pakistan felt the 7.7 magnitude earthquake at about 4:30 pm local time. 46 people are confirmed dead.

 

University of Maine's seismometer picked up the earthquake shortly after it hit.

 

"It took about 13 minutes for the first wave from Pakistan to reach Maine," says Alice Kelley from the Edward Bryand Global Center, "and then as the surface waves that travel on the surface of the earth came in, the stronger shaking waves, we saw that continue in large amplification on the record."

 

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Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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